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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 16, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL M OmJUd N CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Tht Newspaper That Makes All North I o wans Ntiahbors D LMM MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14 wm Fpr Four JEPITION j Footsteps I of FDR i retraced Ike also hopes to repair Latin America relations By LORNA MORLEY GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau W A S HINGTON President Eisenhower on his jet flight to South America next week is blazing by air a route that Pres ident FDR pioneered by sea Roosevelt was the first Presi dent to visit South America while in office E i s e n h ower departing on Washingtons birthday is going to the same three countries in the same Argen tina also sand wiching in a flight over the An des to Chile Both trips Had their origin in efforts to build Tip the interAmerican system of hemisphere cooperation ROOSEVELTS CHIEF pur pose in traveling to South Amer ica toward the end of 1936 was to give the opening address at a special interAmerican confer ence in Buenos Aires which hac been called to strengthen West ern Hemisphere peace machin ery This was at a time when Hitlers blustering in Europe and Nazi infiltration in South America were causing growing uneasiness The 1936 conference took the first steps to develop a security system that was rounded out by signature of the Rio mutual assistance pact in 1947 Now the emphasis in inter is on economic collaboration but progress has lagged The chief purpose o Eisenhowers trip is to generate a fresh burst of good will as a booster for prpjects aimed tc promote LatinAmerican eco nomic development Pan Americanism as th movement used to be called was slow to get under way Shortly after the Monroe Doc trine was proclaimed in 1823 Simon Bolivar liberator of sev eral South American countries tried to promote a Western Hem isphere league or federation t keep out European aggressor and nourish mutual trade Th United States didnt take to th idea It was this country however that led the way iii organizin the first in the present series o interAmerican conferences THE EARLY conferences there were three more befor World WarI were devote mainly to economic matters Close cooperation was main tained during that conflict bu currents set in motion by th war clouded relations of th Latin American countries wit the United States Protest against US intervention i Caribbean countries grew louc It was no use to insist as Sec retary of State Hughes did a the interAmerican conferenc at Havana in 1928 that a coun try was entitled to protect th lives and properly of its peopl abroad That might be interna tional law but proud Latins wanted a change The change came when Roose velt in his first inaugural pro claimed that he would dedicate this nation to the policy of the good neighbor Modification of Washingtons accustomed prac tices in dealing with Latin Amer ican problems had begun under the Hoover administration but the public on both sides of the Rio Grande did not fully realize that a new era in interAmeri can affairs had arrived until action made it ment in a new interAmerican convention of any right to inter vene in the internal or external affairs of another couqtry re peal of the Platt Amendment winding up of the remnants of American occupation around the Caribbean ALL THIS CLEARED the way for development of new peace machinery and close collabora tion in defense and security mat ters before during and after World War II On a provisional basis in 1945 and formally at Rio in 1947 the American states agreed that an attack against one would be considered an at tack against all And they agreed to apply sanctions or dered by a twothirds vote Fin ally at Bogota in 1948 the Or ganization of American States was created to give overall di rection and supervision to the expanding intcrAmcrican agen cies and activities billion in foreign aid plan by Ike WASHINGTON Eisenhower asked Congress Tuesday for in new foreign aid funds to safeguard the free world against enormous power bloc of Communist imperialism The mutual security program is essential to world progresg in freedom lie said in a special message to Congress The sum nearly a billion dollars more than Congress voted last year would be split up in this way Two billion dollars for aid to allies and 175000000 for economic and technical assistance In appealing to the to avoid drastic cuts in the pro gram Eisenhower mentioned his 11 nation December goodwill lour o Asia the Middle East and Europe FLAMES INSIDE ARTZ STORE LIGHT UP EARLY MORNING SKY Iholo by Gene Cheney Loss may reach Nora Springs landmark gutted NORA SPRINGS The Artz Clothing Store was destroyed by ire early Tuesday Paul Artz owner estimated his loss at 000 or The cause of the fire was un determined The blaze was dis covered about a m by James Cookman of Clear Lake a bread Iruck driver who saw the flames as he entered the west edge of town The entire rear of the two story brick landmark was filled with fire by that time Firemen from Nora Springs and Ply mouth battled the flames but never were able to enter the firefilled structure The 85yearold building is on the southeast corner of the in tersection of Old Highway 18j and the main Nora Springs business street It faces on the east side of the main street By about 6 a m the south wall oMhe store collapsed and the north and east walls also your pick in sub quiz BUENOS AIRES WVThe Ar gentine navy insisted Tuesday it is still chasing a submarine in the Gotfo Nuevo A skeptical public came up with a multitude of the cries in the absence of a capture and there was grow ing belief the sub hadescaped Speculation varied widely as to the identity of the phantom visitor pursued in the 40by20 mile gulf on the south Argentine coast for 18 days Here are a few guesses voiced by the man in the street 1 A SOVIET sub scouting Ar gentine naval bases in case of war with the United States and a need to invade South America Argentina maintains a base at Puerto Madryn at the head of the gulf 2 A US sub trying to im Fourth Feb 17th baby A date to renjember BLACKSTONE Mass if the stork is on schedule Blackstone woman will give birth to her fourth Feb 17 baby The date has no special significance said Mrs Arthur They just seem to always arrive on Feb 17 She and her husband a Wayland factory worker three daughters with these birthdays Doris Feb 17 1957 Jeanne Feb 17 1958 Lucille Feb 17 1959 Mrs Sweeney planned to vnter Providence RI Lyingin hospital just over the state line Tuesday afternoon Paa r ag rees to retu rn to late show in March NEW YORK UP NBC an press Argentina she is defense less against underwater attack and should sign a mutual de fense pact with the Unitec States 3 A smuggling rings craft transporting American cigar ettes whisky and ball point pens 4 THE SUB is carrying high Adolf Hitler and Eva have been hid ing on a desert island since World War II 5 A Soviet sub landing agents to assassinate President Eisen hower on his coming trip to Ar gentina A feeling began to spread that there may never have been a submarine there in the first place Light snow forecast for parts of Iowa Iowas mild weather stayed on for another days visit Tues more snow was head ed this way with an arrival time scheduled for Tuesdav night in the state Wednesday However the approaching storm system was a weak one and the snow was expected to be light No drastic change in tempera tures was anticipated nounced Tuesday that Jack Paar has agreed to return to his late television show March 7 The network issued this state ment here in behalf of NBC President Robert Kintner Bob Sarnoff chairman of the National Broadcasting Co and I met in Florida with Jack Paar On behalf of his large and loyal audience we asked Jack to return show to the Jack Paar Jack agreed to come back to the show on Monday March 7 after a threeweek vacation North Iowa Mostly cloudy with scattered light snow and turn ing colder Tuesday night and Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 1520 Highs Wednesday 2328 Iowa Considerable cloudiness scattered light snow Tuesday night and Wednesday turning colder Lows Tuesday nigh 1015 northwest 1520 south east Highs Wednesday 20s north to 30s southeast Fur ther likely lit tle temperature change Thursday Minnesota Cloudy colder flur ries Highs Wednesday 1020 data GlobeGazette weather iup to 8 am Tuesday ON WISCONSIN j Maximum 41 MARINETTE Wis Minimum 26 President Richard M Nixon will enter the Wisconsin presidential preference primary April 5 it was announced Tuesday At 8 am YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 26 27 12 targets hit by GOP SFOUX CITY lionment and the administrative record of Democratic Gov Hcr schel C Loveless were principal targets at candidates for the Re publican gubernatorial nomina tion at a GOP Lincoln Day din ner here Monday night Robert Carson Independence a former state legislator ham mered at the reapportionmen theme while State Sen Jack Schroeder RDavenport lam basted Loveless Bob Sarnoff and I are de ighted NBC later announced that Paar would return to his former jasis of appearances four shows a week In the past the fifth nights show has consisted of repeats of portions of previ ous programs Paar previously had declined o meet with the executives say ing they were such persuasive men that they would induce him to rescind his decision to quit the television program follow ing a dispute over censorship His show went on the air Mon day night without Paar or cen sorship but with quips from author Alexander King which brought gasps from the audi ence Decorah ski jump meet theres no snow DECORAH in The De corah Ski Assn Tuesday can celed its first ski jumping meet scheduled for Sunday The reason No snow Paul Strand association president said it would have necessary to haul in snow from a distance of more than 50 miles to enable the meet to be held in this far northeast Iowa town Ironically southern Iowa has more than a foot of snow on the ground STRIKE ENDS WASHINGTON 250 food chain supermarkets in the Washington area will open Wednesday after being closec for six days because of a mea cutlers strike The walkou came to a halt when members of two unions voted lo accept contract agreement CARSON formerly majority leader in the Iowa House said he favored reapportionment o the Legislature with Ihe House membership based on area bu retaining at least one represen tative from each county and the Senate basedon population I am not seeking the govcr nors office in order to preside jvcr the beginning of the end o ocal government in Iowa Car son stated The trend toward centralization is a real dangc n a democracy and giving up he county as a unit of legisla ive representation would pav the way for the loss of loca rule SCHROEDER SAID he wa unable to determine whethe Loveless was running for th U S Senate or the vice presii dency of the United States Schroeder told the GOP gath ering I do not feel lhat Love ess has the qualifications the stature or the understanding of world problems to be presi dent The Davenport Republi can explained that a vice pres ident is only a heart beat away from the presidency Schroeder said he was con soled by the belief that Love less would be defeated in No vember whether he runs for the Senate or the vice presidency ell before dawn The building onlinued to smolder into the ay Equipment was called rom Mason City lo knock down ic east wall and west corners f the building which were con id ercd in danger of falling Ariz said insurance would not cover the entire loss His loss estimate would not approach the ost of building new struc ure of the same size The 50 by 80foot building was erected in 1875 and originally vas known as the Trevitt Build ng It had been used by vari ous businesses in the years since hen The second floor was a thea cr used by traveling road show companies years ago At one ime there was a skating rink in he basement Artz had left the upper floor n its theater arrangement aJ hough the seats had been re moved and used that floor only for storage The stage drop curtain grand piano and ground floor dressing rooms for the theater were as they had been for years The old drop curtain was covered with advertisements of area business of long ago Meredith Willson appeared on the stage once in the early stages of h i s musical career Artz recalled Artz and the store employes left the building at pm Monday and Artz had no idea as to what could have caused the fire Because it was not ex tremely cold the healing sys tem had been turned down Burmese cool to Nikita RANGOON Premier Nikita Khrushchev arrived in neutralist Burma Tuesday on the second slop of his fourna tion Asian tour Top government officials headed by President U Win Maung and Premier No Win greeted the stocky Soviet leader as he descended from the giant Llyushin turboprop airliner that brought him from India ONLY A SMALL crowd of 2 000 was on hand at the airport lo see the Soviet leader arrive Along the eightmile route into the city and to the presidents office the turnout was estimated at 20000 persons a fraction of the number that welcomed him in 1954 Only in one area near the university was there enthusi asm for the Khrushchev twoda visit here There the 1952 tur quoise convertible in which Khrushchev was riding wa stopped while leftist student MY RECENT im pressed upon me even strongly the fact thatfree men everywhere look to us not with envy or malice but with hope and confidence that we will in ic future as in the past be in ic vanguard of those who be cve in and will defend the ight of the individual to enjoy ic fruits of his labor in nd in freedom he said Eisenhower said that without ic billions in foreign aid voted y Congress in the past 14 years Ihc map of the world would be astly different today because C communisms continuing hreat Eisenhowers foreign aid mes age came earlier than usual his year The shift represents an administration effort to get he program through Congress jcfore it is caught in the pre election jam just before sum mer adjournment The figure iad already come out in the Presidents budget message last and Communists heaped qucts of flowers on the miers lap bou pre DEMON STRATORS shouted communist slogans anc waved red hammer and sickle flags Khrushchev smiled broad ly forthe first time since his ar rival and waved his tan panama hat In other areas however the sidewalks were bare of people and in most spots where crowd had gathered they stood along the barricades only one deep Following a 36hour stay Khrushchev moves on to Lndo nesia then Afghanistan The Premiers departure from Calcutta ended a fiveday India visit that many observers fel did not measure up to expecta lions On the inside Editorials Page North Iowa News 6 Sports 1516 Comics17 Society News192C Clear Lake News 21 Latest Markets 21 Mason City News 2223 month SECRETARY OF STATB Christian A Herter will lead a parade of administration lead ers who will testify for the bill Ffis appearance is scheduled for Wednesday morning before the House Foreign Affairs Commit Eisenhowers foreign aid quest covering the year begin ning July 1 included these three new features 1 More economic and techni cal assistance for South Asia in cluding India and Pakistan 2 An unspecified amount as the American contribution to at big fund the World Bank and other free countries are setting up to promote a settlement of the IndiaPakistan quarrel over the waters of the Indus River basin 3 A new special assistance fund of million to finance an education and training program for African areas south of Sahara Desert In the military aid field Eisen howers twobilliondollar pro posal sum included 400 million dollars recommended by his ad visers for added modern weap ons deliveries to Atlantic pact Allies SAME DATE UOWA SAFETV OKPARTMKNT Black meant irafflo death Im fail 14 hours SHES ALL Tre goff who with her lover Dr Bernard Finch are on trial for their lives at Los Angeles engages in close and seri ous conversation with one of her law AP yers Donald Bringgold She just stepped down tearfully from her first appearance on the witness stand during which she denied any plot to kill Fihchi estranged wife last JL   

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